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    March 19, 2013
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phenomenal. >> reporter: as the mass ended, the pope greeted dignitaries from around the world, including vice president joe biden who led the u.s. delegates. as thousands outside clung to the word and history they were part of. >> it's amazing. to be here today and celebrate him, he's our pope. >> a leader they are now counting on to reform and repair their church. a process that many hope begins with sweeping changes to the vatican beaurocracy, curia, riddled with infighting and scandal. jay gray, nbc news, rome. also new this morning, a tragic accident from nevada where seven marines are now dead following an explosion during a training exercise. military officials say a mortar was set off during a live fire training exercise at hawthorne army depot. at least seven others were wounded. all of them rushed to a
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hospital. the marines killed during that training all part of the second marine ground combat force based in camp lejeune, north carolina. back here in the southbay, one man is dead after san jose police say he tried to run over an officer with his car. it happened in an unincorporated area of san jose just before 7:00 last night, three san jose police officers tried to pull over a stolen car. the driver reportedly refused to stop and instead rammed the back of an unmarked police car. when the officer had gotten out of his car, police say the suspect tried to run him over. that's when the officer fired that deadly shot. >> just heard two quick shots, pop, pop. then that's when all the fire department and all the rest of the cops started showing up. >> the suspect died at the hospital. police say another person was in the stolen car and is being questioned as a witness. no officers were hurt. >> new detail this morning about
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a raceway crash that killed the 14-year-old boy from santa rosa this weekend. marcus johnson died when his 17-year-old cousin chase lost control of a sprint car and crashed right into the pit area at the raceway. the johnson family now said chase tells him the steering wheel in his car came loose as he entered a turn. that ultimately caused the crash. the family said that car was new. at this point it's not clear why the wheel would come loose. the crash happened while chase johnson was driving warm-up laps for an upcoming competition. we are on stormwatch. meteorologist christina loren is standing by with a look at potential rain onot potential, there is rain coming to the bay area. >> right, there is. i've been wrong before, but not many times. it is happening, got to be honest. temperatures are looking pretty good. nice and mild. all the cloud cover overhead
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subtropical moisture. feels muggy, tropical. last day of winter. it's going to feel winter-like tomorrow for the first day of spring. temperatures getting close to the 70 degree mark just about everywhere. here our counterclockwise rotation, showers coming down over the northernmost portion of the state. right now we're getting a little bit of activity just to the west of ukiah. south and east through the day today. we're not expecting much activity, though, until later on. 3:00 to 4:00 in the north bay, north of the golden gate bridge at that point. between 4:00 and 7:00 showers will spread south, south bay in particular. continue overnight. heavier rain on the way tomorrow morning, could make for a rough ride to work. we're going to see clearing tomorrow afternoon and winds will pick up. i'll time this out for you city by city, let you know when these showers are expected to clear your city. how much we're expecting right here in the bay area and on the way to tahoe. coming up in my next report. for now, back to you. >> thank you. city of santa clara going out
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all to bring super bowl l to the new 49ers stadium. >> 49ers hosting 50. >> there you go. >> santa clara finalizing its proposal to the nfl to make sure it's right and tight. monte francis live at the stadium in santa clara right now and he has all the latest details. monty, good morning. >> >u>u>u>u>u>u>u>u>u>u>u>u>u>u>u>u . >> reporter: john and marla, good morning. you can see construction behind me, expected to be complete in plenty of time. city officials appear to be ready to make pretty big sacrifices to make a deal happen. as the new stadium takes form, city of santa clara hoping it brings more than 49ers to the south bay. on friday nfl expected to choose between bay area and miami for the host of super bowl l for 2015. they are giving up millions in revenue and hoping economic activity super bowl would generate would offset that cost. that includes a 9.5% hotel tax
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for the teams and other employees. the mayor of santa clara says that revenue could be made up for in other ways. >> because the super bowl is an extraordinary event, we're trying to make ourselves competitive in the bid. we want to ensure we put our best foot forward. we have a great partner with the super bowl committee. they will make up all the costs, actual costs, so it won't cost santa clara anything. >> now, in addition to waving that hotel tax for nfl, city leaders are reportedly willing to waive ticket surcharges for the super bowl amounting to about $6 million arnold also give up $4.54 per space parking fee, all in an effort to sweeten the deal and convince nfl to bring the super bowl here to santa clara in 2016. the city council is expected to vote on a final proposal tonight at 6:30. again, an ultimate decision is expected on friday. live in santa clara, monte francis, nbc bay area news.
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in fremont now police are looking for the suspect who stole tens of thousands of dollars worth of copper wire. investigators say the suspect broke into a pse&g storage yard on boyce road sunday morning. he drove a stolen forklift and broke through the fence. the suspect then used the same forklift to place 5600 pounds of copper wire on the flatbed of a truck. police are looking for a mid 1990s ford f-350 or f-450 with an open black flatbed. the man accused of killing a well-known san francisco newspaper vendor could be in court as early as today. police arresting 36-year-old mark cassell. they say cassell literally picked up 77-year-old dallas ayers and threw him on the pavement near market and montgomery streets in january. ayers suffered a hip injury and then died three weeks later. he was well-known in that area where he sold the chronicle for
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the past 30 years, most recently at the montgomery street b.a.r.t. station. cassell is believed to be a transient. the judge right now questioning whether the man accused of stealing a luxury lot and going on that million dollar joy ride from sausalito harbor is, in fact, competent to stand trial. a court hearing will be held today to appoint doctors to determine whether leslie gardener can, in fact, stand trial. gardner being charged with grand theft for allegedly stealing the 82-foot sailboat "darling" and running it aground in pacifica earlier this month. he's held on $1 million bail. a shocking discovery, a giant sinkhole completely swallows a man's pond. it happened in the town of newcastle sometime sunday morning. the man had two man made ponds in his backyard. when he went outside, one of them was just gone. he thinks it took about four or five hours for the whole thing
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to drain. he says it's amazing because he once drained the pond with a pump and it took him seven days to get all the water out. the man is now trying to figure out what caused the sinkhole in the first place. still ahead at 11:00, one decade later, remembering shock and awe. what americans now think of invading iraq and where the pentagon is now shifting their focus. also ramping up the rivalry of apple and samsung try to step up sales. we'll tell you why both companies are going fashion forward to try to attract buyers. and you might love yoga, but do your yoga pants love you? a type of popular pants from a well liked retailer are being recalled for showing just a little too much. i'm kristi smith. we'll have reaction coming up. >0
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people killed in baghdad today,
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10 years to the day the u.s. waged war in iraq. during that decade, the numbers staggering. more than 4400 americans have died. 100,000 iraquis killed in the effort to bring down saddam hussein and ultimately establish democracy there. tracie potts in washington, d.c. with a look back and a look ahead at our military strategy 10 years later. >> reporter: ten years later bombs are still exploding in iraq. just this morning mangled wreckage from multiple deadly car bombs, targeting restaurants, day laborers and bus stops, vestiges of war some say was worth it. >> you left saddam in charge of iran, no end in sight. >> his removal was good for the world. >> even without weapons of mass destruction, saddam hussein was removed. the result, a country left with waring factions trying to establish a fledgling democracy.
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>> find a solution. no path back to the past. >> reporter: in the end democracy prevailed but iraq is still a dangerous place. >> we really did give them an opportunity. today we have in iraq, we have a partner, not an adversary. >> but we did it at a huge cost, a trillion dollars in american spending, more than 5,000 american lives, more than 100,000 iraqi lives. >> plus thousands wounded coming home. >> we have to make sure our veterans returning home from iraq and afghanistan have a chance to put their incredible skills and leadership to work at home. >> reporter: today the pentagon is shifting focus to asia dealing with massive budget cuts and remembering a decade of war that left america with a painful victory. so what do americans now think about this 10-year-old war? a new gallup poll finds over half, 53%, think the war was a
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mistake. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. the president is getting ready to head to the middle east. this evening president obama will get on "air force one" and fly to israel for his first foreign trip of his second term. the president will meet with members of the new israeli government, palestinian and king of jordan while on the trip. prior to leaving the white house, president obama will meet with the leaders of northern ireland. >> call this one the battle of the tech titans, samsung taking on apple in another venue this morning. reports are the asian tech companies working on a wristwatch that works a lot like a smartphone. if that sounds familiar, you're correct. just last month rumors started flying apple was working on a wristwatch that would perform the same functions as the iphone and ipad. at this point there's no word on how much either of the items would cost. this just the latest venue in which samsung is going directly, head to head, against apple.
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just last week samsung unveiling galaxy s4 newest competition for iphone. >> normally it doesn't react but galaxy s4 seems to have the cupertino company scared. right after they created a why iphone site to tell people why iphone is the best choice. the site includes 12 reasons the iphone is better including a camera, siri and the icloud. just before samsung's release, an apple executive gave a series of interviews criticizing will android system. the question of the day is, are they too sheer to downward dog? sportsmaker lululemon recalling most of its black yoga pants because turns out they are see-through but not on purpose. >> they didn't mean to. i got that. the company says the latest batch of their most popular pants doesn't quite measure up to standards, now it's going to cost them. nbc bay area kristi smith is at
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lulu -- how is it pronounced. >> lululemon. >> fancy, expensive stuff down in san francisco. she has more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, jon and marla. this is not the kind of news you want in yoga pants, stretching and posing, maybe your yoga pants are too sheer. it can ruin a workout. we've been speaking to women and most checked right away to see if you could see through them. just a small window of sales at lululemon, only two weeks when they were out on the shelves. now the company is trying to get to the bottom of it. they are popular lululemon brand of yoga pants used for exercise. >> most of my wardrobe is lululemon. pants, sweatshirt. this is lululemon. >> now has word that has women checking twice. >> never had a red flag at yoga class. >> no, not yet. we'll see if it happens down on the path. >> reporter: the retailer says
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the mistake by one of its suppliers left a shipment of black pants too transparent. not what anyone wants to hear doing downward dog. hey, at first glance i can see through your yoga pants? >> well, i don't think i want to be behind me that has see-through yoga pants on. >> the supplier said it made items up to spec but this isn't the first quality control issue for the company. they have pulled the pants and are offering refunds. it also cut its first quarter forecast. in san francisco, though, the following remains. >> generally, it's a great, well made product. i know a lot of people that wear it without problem. >> we love it. shop in the store all the time. very happy with it. definitely something to look after, though. let me know. >> we are back here live. i did leave a message with the company in vancouver. haven't heard back yet but they have a detailed response on their website this morning. they say the pants are the tighter fitting silhouette in
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black. they were only available march 1st and then pulled off the shelves by march 16th. the company is offering a full refund. reporting live in san francisco, kristi smith, nbc bay area news. thank you, chris kristi, i'm still a fan. >> a breeze. >> a good day to go for a little jog today. >> always good to have breathable clothing, especially when we hit higs close to 70, 63 in san jose, gilroy and 67 in santa cruz. even though there's a storm system coming in, temperatures already exceeding our daytime averages for this time of year. last day of winter. look at all that subtropical moisture pushing into the bay area. has a tropical feel when you look outside. temperatures are climbing. you know what, it's pretty muggy out there as well. tried to do my hair, didn't do me any good. future cast, light activity from
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santa rosa, down to san francisco. main event doesn't come into play until about 6:00 p.m. this evening, first shower activity south of san jose. overnight we'll continue those showers then tomorrow morning expect a rough ride to work with the bulk of the moisture coming through about 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. meet back here tomorrow, most of the shower activity will be starting to come to a close. southbay is fair game for showers, all the way from 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. by midnight we clear you out as quickly as that storm system came in, it will be out of here. take that high pollen levels with it, which is good news. for anyone who suffers from allergies. as we get into the upcoming weekend, tuesday, not too early to start thinking about the weekend, we've got a great looking trend setting up. lots of sunshine. temperatures ramping up. friday kicks off spring break for san jose state, many other scattered spring breaks across the area. if you want the kids outdoors you'll be able to do so come this weekend. back to you, jon and marla. >> christina, thanks very much.
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why a san francisco giant will be crowned a champion again tonight in the world baseball final. >> tiger woods tells the world he is in a relationship. hopefully just one, though. we'll show you the pictures he and his famous flame posted on facebook.
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your bracket for the big dance, a big day for st. mary's basketball team, battling for a spot to take on the champion, whoever that might be during a game tonight in ohio, they will take on middle tennessee. that game starts at 6:00 our time. the winner takes the 11th seed in the midwest region. good luck. >> world baseball classic wraps up at at&t park this evening.
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the dominican republic advancing to the finals after beating netherlands. >> yes, they did. today's championship will be puerto rico taking on dominican republic. whoever wins will have a giant player on the team. santiago casilla plays, while angel pagan plays for puerto rico. >> a little bit. >> a lot of bit. >> tiger woods takes to social media to make a major announcement pout his love life. >> i guess that's how you do it these days. we'll let you know which olympic gold medalist the golfer is now calling his girlfriend. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol
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as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ♪ the one and only, cheerios
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reads "in a relationship." >> good. >> tiger woods and lindsey vonn use social media to unveil they are an item. >> the pictures say it all. the couple posting photos on
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woods' facebook pages with the couple disclosing, yes, they are dating after becoming close in the past few months. on her facebook page, vonn said the friendship evolved from a friendship to something more. >> they are goofy pictures. >> they both have suffered serious knee injuries and both have been divorced. they asked for privacy following their public declaration. why did tiger get a divorce? >> i don't know. i don't know what to say to that. >> thank you so much for being with us. >> maybe the pictures taken with his wife. >> 5:00, 6:00, and 11:00 on nbcbayarea.com. good-bye. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t.
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- good show tonight, mr. jordan. - hey, kenneth, why aren't your teeth glowing in the black light? - you'll have to ask the fella who whittled 'em for me. ♪ - it's her, isn't it? - i don't kiss and tell, jack. - ahh, because you're a gentleman, danny. it's good to finally have another one of us around here. - i'm just happy to be here. a month ago i was doing a robot act on the street, so i know my place. i want to be tgs' steve nash. come down from canada, work hard, make the black guy look good. - did you just make a sports reference? you know how little of that i get here? - look at me in the black light. it's tron. watch out, sark. it's me, flynn. [imitates light cycle] [chuckles] light bike. good job tonight, danny. robot lorenzo lamas was funny. as was robot ryan seacrest and david hasselbot. - hey, it's the writing. - it's really not. so now that danny's here, you actually come to the after-parties? - it's nice to have another man around for once. - oh, there are other men-- ♪
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oh, boy. - it's not what you think! it's something i need to wear to support my breasts! - lemon, i have season tickets to every sports team in new york. so close to the action, you'll feel like you're sitting in front of an hd television and they're wasted on you and your co-workers. - why won't they put me on the jumbotron? i've been doing cool stuff all game. whoo! - but my biggest problem with quiddich is, if the snitch is 150 points, why does anyone bother with the quaffle? [cheering] - hey, jeter! are you jealous? i'm with my new boyfriend! - but now that danny's here, i have someone to do guy stuff with. have actual male conversations. you know, he confided in me he's got a little something going with one of the girls here. maybe it's that russian dancer with the tattoos, which is the crazy sex trifecta. - that girl has a name, jack. we call her "skankovitch." - i'm sure you disapprove. but the workplace has a hierarchy, and danny is a star.

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